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Luna Innovations Incorporated

Company Information
301 1st St SW Ste 200
Roanoke, VA 24011-1909
United States



# of Employees: 420

Ownership Information

HUBZone Owned: No

Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No

Woman Owned: No

Success Stories

  1. SBIR-STTR Success: Luna Innovations Inc.

    The Air Force is taking aim at its multi-billion dollar aircraft corrosion challenges through a partnership with a Virginia-based small business.Luna Innovations Inc., with support from the Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Program, developed...
  2. SBIR-STTR Success: Luna Innovations

    A Virginia-based company is better positioned for long-term growth because of its work on a coating technology for the Department of Defense.Luna Innovations has filed for patents for the general coating formulation and signed a licensing agreement with partner UltraTech International for...
  3. SBIR-STTR Success: Luna Innovations, Inc.

    Landing a jet fighter on an aircraft carrier is often cited as one of the most perilous maneuvers Naval and Marine Corps pilots will ever have to perform. Throw in unpredictable weather conditions, like wind and rain, that often cloud the windshield and reduce visibility, and now the task is even...

Award Charts

Award Listing

  1. Air Crew Endurance System (ACES)

    Amount: $139,996.00

    Musculoskeletal pain and discomfort have been known in the rotary wing community for at least 50 years. A combination of poor seat ergonomics and cockpit design dictated by crash dynamics in concert w ...

    SBIRPhase I2019Department of Defense Navy
  2. Damage Visualization Paint System for Submersible Composites

    Amount: $500,000.00

    Polymer matrix composites are increasingly replacing traditional metallic materials in marine platforms due to higher strength to weight ratio, ease of design, and corrosion resistance. Despite these ...

    SBIRPhase II2019Department of Defense Navy
  3. Capping Material for Compacted Runway Crater Repairs

    Amount: $149,998.00

    Adequate airfield facilities are critical for successful operation of the US Air Force, and rapid recovery of flight operation is imperative when the runway has succumbed to damage. The US Air Force h ...

    SBIRPhase I2019Department of Defense Air Force
  4. Easy Release, Durable Conformal Antennas for SUAS

    Amount: $150,000.00

    Currently used commercially available peel and stick conformal antennas for Group 1 and Group 2 Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) used by the Air Force are inadequate. They are either too weak an ...

    SBIRPhase I2019Department of Defense Air Force
  5. Pilot Breathing Air Sampling and Inspection System (BASIS)

    Amount: $149,996.00

    In February 2018 the 19th Air Force grounded all T-6 Texan II trainer aircraft after multiple reports of pilots experiencing Unexplained Physiological Events (UPE) during flight operation. To quickly ...

    SBIRPhase I2019Department of Defense Air Force
  6. MDAnalyst – Field-level Detection of Metal Additive Deactivators in Aviation Fuels

    Amount: $149,998.00

    Aircraft fuel is one of many critical components required to ensure fleet readiness in the Air Force. As a result of the high demand for fuel, military aviation is increasingly reliant upon readily av ...

    SBIRPhase I2019Department of Defense Air Force
  7. Hypersonic Eddy Current Array Position Trigger

    Amount: $150,000.00

    The Holloman High Speed Test Track (HHSTT) provides a peerless platform for the testing of hypersonic operations, offering customers the ability to test platforms at speeds of up to 10,000 feet per se ...

    SBIRPhase I2019Department of Defense Air Force
  8. Transparent Polyurethane Nanocomposite for Next-Generation Bird Strike Protection

    Amount: $149,161.00

    Bird strike collisions pose a serious hazard for civilian and military aircraft. Air Force rotorcraft, such as the HH-60G Pavehawk, are increasingly susceptible due to their low altitude operation, fr ...

    SBIRPhase I2019Department of Defense Air Force
  9. Corrosion Monitoring for CRH Sustainment

    Amount: $149,998.00

    Aircraft reliability and maintainability are critical to the availability and operation of U.S. Air Force aircraft; and one of the biggest threats to availability is corrosion of aircraft systems. Alt ...

    SBIRPhase I2019Department of Defense Air Force
  10. Fiber Optic Sensing Systems (FOSS) for Expendable Launch Vehicles

    Amount: $746,527.00

    High-definition fiber optic sensing (HD-FOS) will enable dramatic reductions in the size, weight, and power of flight instrumentation for expendable launch vehicles (ELVs). Luna’s distributed f ...

    SBIRPhase II2019Department of Defense Air Force
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